By René van der Duim,Carina Ren,Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson
The contemporary surfacing of actor-network idea (ANT) in tourism stories correlates to a emerging curiosity in knowing tourism as emergent thorough relational perform connecting cultures, natures and applied sciences in multifarious methods. regardless of the frequent program of ANT around the social sciences, no booklet has handled the sensible and theoretical implications of utilizing ANT in Tourism examine.
This is the 1st ebook to severely have interaction with the use of ANT in tourism reviews. by means of doing so, it demanding situations techniques that experience ruled the literature for the final two decades and casts new mild on problems with materiality, ordering and networks in tourism. The ebook describes the procedure, its percentages and boundaries as an ontology and learn method, and advances its use and learn within the box of tourism.
The first 3 chapters of the publication introduce ANT and its key conceptual premises, the ebook itself and the relation among ANT and tourism reports. utilizing illustrative instances and examples, the next chapters take care of particular topic parts like materiality, chance, mobilities and ordering and exhibit how ANT contributes to tourism experiences. This half offers examples and situations which illustrate using the procedure in a serious manner. Inherently, the learn of tourism is a multi-disciplinary box of study and that's mirrored within the varied educational backgrounds of the contributing authors to supply a extensive post-disciplinary context of ANT in tourism experiences.
This specified booklet, concentrating on rising techniques in tourism study, could be of worth to scholars, researchers and lecturers in tourism in addition to the broader Social Sciences.
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Actor-Network Theory and Tourism: Ordering, Materiality and Multiplicity (Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility) by René van der Duim,Carina Ren,Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson